7307.0 - Wheat Use and Stocks, Australia, Dec 2008 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/02/2009
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ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This publication is the first release of estimates of wheat grain stocks and use for selected manufacturing and agricultural businesses, licensed exporters and bulk grain handlers. These estimates are compiled from various surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), including the Grain Handlers Stocks Survey, Wheat Use Survey, Wheat Export Sales Survey, and from administrative data relating to wheat grain exports.
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) will use these data to compile a monthly report on the Australian wheat industry.
This publication provides estimates of wheat grain stocks and of wheat grain used, or committed for export or domestic use. Estimates from these surveys are combined with final export trade data to provide monthly estimates of the volume of wheat grain stored, used, or committed for use.
The current scope and coverage of the collections is understood to account for the majority of Australia's wheat grain stored, used and committed. The scope and coverage of these collections may be expanded in the future, however, to account for a wider range of agricultural businesses.
The ABS welcomes any comments from readers regarding the usefulness, range and quality of the statistics presented in this publication. Comments can be forwarded to: The Director, Environment and Agriculture Business Statistics Centre, Australian Bureau of Statistics, GPO Box 66, Hobart TAS 7001. Alternatively, email <firstname.lastname@example.org> or phone (03) 6222 5850.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Nigel Gibson on Hobart (03) 6222 5940.
WHEAT GRAIN STORED
WHEAT GRAIN USED
WHEAT GRAIN COMMITTED
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